National Aquarium


Although far from aggressive, most Stingrays are equipped with a fearsome means of defense – a venomous spine found near the base of their whip-like tail. With the ability to camouflage along the seafloor, Stingrays use their smell and touch to sense the electrical field of its prey which include plankton and small invertebrates.


Sadly, Stingrays are at risk, threatened by extinction, overfishing, pollution, boat traffic and international trade causing population decline. To help protect this beautiful species, always eat sustainable seafood and reduce your plastic.

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